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Social Democrats meet in Sarajevo: citizens’ benefits to be at the heart of the EU integration

Five S&D MEPs, namely vice-president Tanja Fajon, foreign affairs spokesperson Knut Fleckenstein, S&D shadow rapporteur for Bosnia and Herzegovina Demetris Papadakis, MEP and president of the...
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Africa: EU development aid should not depend on migration co-operation, say S&Ds

The European Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of an important report on 'the EU-Africa strategy: a boost for development' and underlined the need for closer and fairer co-operation with...
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Social Europe is not a slogan. The social pillar must bring concrete solutions to our citizens, say S&Ds

Thanks to the relentless efforts of the Socialists and Democrats over many years and pressure on the Juncker Commission, social Europe is back on top of the European Union’s agenda. S&D Euro MPs...
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Pittella: Democracy in Poland is at a crossroads, we must act now before it is too late

A broad majority in the European Parliament today backed a resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland. The Parliament urges the Polish government to fully implement the recommendations put...
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S&Ds: the Eastern Partnership is still in process, but it has the potential to become a success story

In light of the upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit, the European Parliament adopted today by a large majority its recommendation to the EU leaders, the Commission, and the European External Action...
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Pittella: Urgent action needed to prevent humanitarian crisis on Greek Islands this winter

The S&D Group is calling for the Council and Commission to work urgently with the Greek authorities to prevent a humanitarian crisis occurring this winter in refugee camps on the Greek islands...
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Progressives in the EU and Latin America move forward towards the EU-CELAC summit

The S&D Group in the European Parliament is committed to ever closer relations with Latin America, with the goal of an effective Bi-regional Strategic Association. This is why, for the fifth year...

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